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Community honors veterans during holidays with Wreaths Across America November 26, 2013 — Members of the local community will join thousandsnationwide in honoring veterans through a wreath laying ceremony on WreathAcross America Day, Dec. 14. Wreath Across America Day is an annual event which began in1992 in ArlingtonNational Cemetery.Since then, the event has spread throughout the country and is now markedannually by a congressional MORE
Herschel Walker shares personal struggle November 25, 2013 — Even after struggling with Dissociative Identity Disorder, Herschel Walker, retired National Football League player and mixed martial artist, proved to the world he could make a difference.Walker visited Marines, sailors and families aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for an open forum about his struggle with the disorder and his life story MORE
Service members use passion for canine training to help shelter dogs find homes November 25, 2013 — Many are familiar with the saying, “dog is man’s best friend,” and for two service members, their passion for helping abused, neglected and abandoned dogs has forged a lifelong partnership.Staff Sgt. Brad Vande Hei, a Marine with Wounded Warrior Battalion-East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Army Pvt. Sylvia Kasch, a military police officer. MORE
Devilpups tame Rebels, win 28-12 November 22, 2013 — The Lejeune Devilpups captured and tamed the North Duplin Rebels, beating them 28-12, during the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 22.The Devilpups utilized their many offensive techniques after a scoreless first quarter, including Jamaz Richardson, starting MORE
Outdoor Adventures offers many programs for families aboard base to enjoy November 21, 2013 — The summer heat is long gone, but Outdoor Adventures has ways to keep the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune community active during the cold weather months.While working to help individuals grow physically, mentally and spiritually, the Marine Corps Community Services program provides family-friendly opportunities for the community to gather and enjoy MORE
Semper Fit offers Turkey Run for local community November 16, 2013 — Service members and their families prepped their bodies for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday by participating in the 6th annual Run for the Turkey in Tarawa Terrace housing aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 16.More than 140 service members and their families attended the event, including 66 new runners and 33 volunteers.“Our mission is to MORE
Local elementary school attempts to break world record November 15, 2013 — The chants of more than 1,300 students and family members, all wearing yellow shirts echoed on the fields of Carolina Forest International Elementary School, in Jacksonville, N.C., Nov. 15.While a teacher stood more than 20 feet in the air on a cherry picker, families chanted “U.S.A” with hopes of breaking the Guinness Book of world record for the MORE
Marines celebrate 238 years with Joint Daytime Ceremony November 14, 2013 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune celebrated the 238th Marine Corps birthday with the time honored tradition of the Joint Daytime Ceremony at Liversedge Field aboard base, Nov. 6. The Joint Daytime Ceremony honored Marines from past and present wars, but also pays tribute to the combined service cooperation aboard the base. “As the son MORE
Commissary to begin scanning ID cards, improve shopping November 14, 2013 — The commissary aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will begin scanning Department of Defense identification cards during checkout, Nov. 11.The program is a Defense Commissary Agency-wide system to help localize the consumer needs and no longer require store personnel to check ID cards.The system will work much like the credit card system in terms MORE
Rock wall features unique workout at fitness center November 12, 2013 — The Wallace Creek Fitness Center, which celebrated its one month anniversary Tuesday, contains many features for service members and civilians aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, but none as unique as the rock wall.The indoor rock wall stands 35 ft. tall and has 15 separate belay lines to ensure climber safety.“The rock wall is one of the most MORE

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